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Lookout Mountain, Golden

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Connect with nature at this 110-acre park. Inside experience exhibits that depict migrating birds and reveal secrets of the ponderosa pine forest. Visit the Discovery Corner and Observation Room. Outside stroll trails winding through forest and meadow, picnic beneath towering pine trees or join a naturalist-guided program.
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  • Views were amazing.....museum was not as exciting as I wanted it to be. The drive up is a little sketchy, but overall it was the short drive from Golden.  more »
  • Snow topped mountain view was so perfect it looked like a painting. Crazy drive up the mountain but much better coming from the "back" via I-70. The gift store and museum needs some influx of cash to ...  more »
  • It’s worth the drive! We woke up early and saw the sunrise from Lookout Mountain. Drive carefully and take a jacket cause it gets chilly up there.  more »

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Fewer than a dozen inns, hotels, and bed and breakfasts are located in Golden's town center. Most are independently owned lodgings that celebrate the town's connection with the Gold Rush. Rustic cabins and cottages outside the downtown area allow travelers to experience the destination like an early prospector.
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